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Oral history interview with Sonya Borstein

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.23 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0023

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    Oral history interview with Sonya Borstein


    Interview Summary
    Sonya Borstein (née Narenchuk), born in1923 in Bielice, Poland, discuses the bombing of her hometown; being deported to a ghetto in Belarus; participating in the underground movement; hiding during the ghetto’s liquidation; being sent to a labor camp; hiding in the woods; joining the Krasna Vardesk partisan group; becoming ill; partisan actions; antisemitism among the Russian partisans being liberated by the Soviets; immigrating to Israel; and adapting to life on a kibbutz.
    Sonya Borstein
    Nathan Beyrak
    interview:  1992 July 08
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

    7 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Borstein, Sonya, 1923-

    Administrative Notes

    Interview with Sonya Borstein on July 8, 1992, for the Israel Documentation Project. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes of the interview by transfer from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Dept. in February 1995.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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